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. our correspondent has the details. >> in 1972, nasa says astronauts to the noon for the last time. no one has been back since. >> one giant leap for privately- owned commercial enterprises. >> former nasa employees have launched a new company. the privately-owned company said it will soon be offering commercial flights back to the lunar surface. >> our vision is to create a reliable and affordable u.s.- based commercial transportation system for women. >> the company says it will cost $1.4 billion for a two-man mission. it means countries like japan, south korea, and south africa will be able to carry out the search and exploration on the lunar surface. 40 years ago, only the vast resources of the u.s. could send astronauts to the moon. now, there is no political will or the money to do it again. according to one of the last man to set foot on the moon, it will be the private sector from now on that will lead the way back. >> it will be an entrepreneurial effort by private investors to -- obviously regulated and stationed by government -- but nevertheless managed by the private se
accused of plotting a terror attack on u.s. soil. a live report coming up. >>> nasa struggling to find its footing after retiring the shuttle program. we'll take a look at a new study suggesting that underfunding could threaten america's future in space. >> all three engines up and burning. two, one, zero and lift-off, the finalist off of atlantis on the shoulders of the space shuttle. america will continue the dream. jon: that was the final space shuttle launch july 8th, 2011 signaling the end of an era for nasa. federal funding for the space agency has fallen flat. it has come under constant threats of more cuts in recent years. a new study suggests that underfunding and lack of focus could lead to nasa's demise. despite the mars rover curiosity and president's calls for manned missions to mars, nasa appears to be losing its edge in space exploration? we have tom jones, four times former shuttle as snow naught for nasa and planetary scientist. what do you think of nasa's problems? at this point there are no plans to return humans to space until 2020, is that right, tom? >> americans are
those feelings. the only path forward is a peaceful, democratic one. >> nasa -- last night in london, police found a rocket launcher ready for use by dissident republicans. loyalists have been on the streets protesting about the decision by belfast to stop flying the union flag every day. death threats have been issued because her party supported the flag decision. after meeting hillary clinton, she spoke about the fear of being attacked. >> i will not let the decisions -- >> despite appeals for calm, the violence continues. protesters claim the peace process has made it less perdition say the removal of the flag proves it. the trouble is happening right in the heart of the city. this area is full of bars. normally it is full of partygoers. not tonight. the police have called in extra resources and it looks like they will need them. >> now to a song or a frank sinatra famously made. the private companies offering to fly you to the moon. to get there, you had better be willing to fork out to 1.2 $5 billion. this is 40 years after apollo 17 went to the moon. our correspondent has all o
't. joining us now on the phone retired u.s. air force colonel, current nasa astronauts dr. coleman spent more than 4,000 hours in space aboard the space shuttle columbia on board the international space station, she's done it all. dr. coleman, katie, great to have you here. >> it's nice to be there. >> jamie: what is that anniversary, that date, today, mean to you? >> well, the fact that it's 40 years since apollo 17, in some ways, it seems like such a big number and yet, i think that what we've done in the meantime is just simply amazing and to think back this is the last time that we had people that walked on the moon, whatever we had one of these anniversaries, i call a friend of mine, andy tinken, wrote "a man on the moon", what were they thinking, what was it like for them. what kind of a mission. apparently apollo 17 broke all the records, it was the longest mission and they brought back the most lunar samples and longest time in lunar orbit and simply amazing mission and so, you know, in early december here in 2012 to celebrate 40 years, it makes me really proud of what i do today. >>
of this world. right now nasa is revealing the latest discovery on mars. ready in welcome to brand-new hour of "happening now," i'm jon scott. jenna: i'm jenna lee. uncovering new knowledge about the red planet. today's announcement comes nearly four months after the six-wheeled robot landed in a giant crater. nasa unveiling the latest findings today as a gathering of scientists around the world come together. claudia cowen joins us by phone. >> reporter: this would be a game change err but most likely not. this may be a little overhyped after one scientist said that the data would be one for the record books. that was tweeted by curiosity itself through a twitter account run by nasa's jet propulsion lab. for the past few weeks nasa has had to real in expectations issuing a press release saying today's news quote will be the update about the first use of the rove verse full array of analytical instruments to inspect a drift of sandy soil. some say they may have uncovered methane, and that aliens may have been decomposing. the rover is working to identify organic compounds to see if mars can
for lauren. bill: packing his bags in a moment. we'll hear from nasa astronaut scott kelly who is literally about to move into outer space for an entire year. how about that for a road trip? ♪ [singing] martha: the parents of missing college student lauren spiere are saying they are being stonewalled by the friends she was w the people who last saw their daughter. they say they simply are not talking about what happened that night. she vanished last year after a night of partying at her school, indiana university. indiana authorities say they are actively investigating the 20-year-old girl's disappearance but of course the parents want answers as to what happened to their daughter. i'm joined by keith sullivan, a defense attorney, and tamara holder, fox news legal analyst, welcome to both of you. tamara, mrs. spiere's letter is heart wrenching and you can understand why she is frustrated feeling that these people who were with her, because she went back and forth, she went to a bar, she went over to the friends' house and left there alone. one of the boys said he saw her walk across the g
, if the world ends, what good is that going to do? nasa put out a statement: >> cenk: ok, now joining us, david morrison, a senior scientist as nasa. do people really believe this? >> a lot of young people believe it, and that's pretty scary because i hear from kids who say that they can't sleep, they can't eat, they are considering suicide in some cases so whatever the other effects may be onioning crazies, it truly frightens children, which i think is wrong. >> the suicide thing is interesting. i never got the logic of that. the world's going to end so let me kill myself. why don't you stick around and find out if that's true or not. it really adds fuel to the fire of people who are already depressed, right? >> that's right. one example a woman wrote to me once and asked me that her only friend was her little dog. when should she put her to sleep so she wouldn't suffer in the catastrophe. >> cenk: people drive me crazy. now, how many people do you think actually believe this stuff? >> a poll suggestion about 25 million americans don't expect to see christmas this year. >> cenk: whoa! >> i kno
on the moon and now nasa is focused on other missions. a look at the private company that is planning the next moon shot. >> i understand that some believe we should attempt a return to the surface of the moon first. as previously planned. i just have to say pretty bluntly here, we have been there before. buzz has been there. >>> bottom of the hour and let's get you caught up on the headlines. dallas cowboys' defensive lineman joshua brent arrested and charged in the death of a teammate, jerry brown, junior. brown was killed in a car crash. police say brent was speeding and driving while intoxicated. >>> a suspect in the deadly terror attack in ben benghazi arrested in egypt. he is the alleged ringleader of an egyptian terrorist net, would. and tomorrower south african president nelson mandela has been admitted to a military hospital. he is undergoing -- undergoing medical tests. they say there is, quote, no cause for alarm. >>> new jobs numbers are out for november. the jobless rate is dropping to 7.7%. that is the lowest rate in four years. sounds good, right? well some analysts say the numb
. lynn sweet in studio as a "friend of bill" next hour. and we'll also talk -- check in with nasa for the latest on the rover on mars. meanwhile, natalie says hey bill, love your show. please tell me how a lobbyist can control an elected party. i don't understand it. i don't either. that's all grover norquist is. nobody elected to anything. big republican lobbyist. ann says boehner is a moron! he never takes responsibility for anything! and he's totally in denial about the results of this election! right. so we say to john boehner, with your help, john boehner either lead or get out of the way! rick street says here's my take on the gamesmanship going on. my opinion is republicans are not kidding. not kidding. they're doubling down much the same way the japanese did toward the end of world war ii. they climb into kamikaze death planes. guess what. they're going to lose this battle just like they lost the election. >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." [ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> bill: hello everybody. what do
sister kate. >>> the $8 million man and nasa's high res look at you on our planet earth. good morning, everyone. i'm lynn berry. this week president obama puts syrian leader bahsar al assad on notice about the use of chemical weapons. and now we know why. pentagon sources tell nbc news that syria is preparing chemical weapons for the possible use against the military people in the form of aerial bombs. jim miklaszewski reports. >> reporter: as the fighting grows more intense and syrian rebels close in on damascus, the syrian regime has turned increasingly desperate. u.s. officials tell nbc news the syrian military loaded the precursor chemicals for sarn nerve gas into aerial bombs. that could be dropped from dozens of syrian fighter bombers. this week u.s. intelligence detected a flurry of activity at chemical weapons sites like this one. while u.s. officials confirm the precursor chemicals are loaded, they must still be mixed together to create the deadly sarin gas. the development shook the world. president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton issued strong warnings to syria
transactions. >>> and on a day we were given stunning views, from nasa, about the very same planet, we also learned as our very own anne thompson reports, the artic is continuing to break records, including greater melt of the ice sheet. it is unlikely, scientists say that conditions can be reversed any time soon. >>> still ahead for us with time running out on the way to a new deal. congress is running out of time, potentially a way to run the country off the fiscal cliff. >>> and later, how kate middleton got caught up in a royal hoax while hospitalized in london. open enrollment ends friday, december 7th. so give unitedhealthcare a call today. consider a medicare advantage plan. it can combine doctor and hospital coverage with prescription drug coverage for as low as a zero dollar monthly premium. you only have until december 7th to enroll. call unitedhealthcare today. since ameriprise financial was founded back in 1894, they've been committed to putting clients first. helping generations through tough times. good times. never taking a bailout. there when you need them. helping millions
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40 years since that historic scene. the final nasa mission sending a man to walk on the moon. last person to do that. he is the commander of a apollo 17 and the last ever made on the moon's surface leaving a special legacy for america's space program. joining us live. captain eugene cernan and last man to walk on the moon. i can't tell you how excited i was to talk to you today. thank you for joining us. >> you are welcome heather. you might have guessed i had no requests for auditions. >> heather: did you plan ahead what you were going sing and what you were going to do? >> no, we didn't. we plan ahead all we're going to from a scientific, but everything else you heard from most of these missions, your reaction to the environment and reaction to things. even things that were said when we left the moon, they come to you because of what you are confronted with. >> heather: explain to us. take us all back there that moment when you first stepped foot on the to the moon surface. what did you see and what did it feel like? >> well, heather, my first step was mine. no matter what a lot
industry who is actually solving something that nasa has completely -- >> that's what i was looking for. the reason magazine angle. >> don't privatize it. just allow people to do what they want to do. >> we will close things out with a post game wrap up with tv's andy levy. >>> time to go back to andy levy for the post game wrap up. what does reason have in common with jerry lewis? >> we will run a telethon next week. i don't know if he will run again in his life, but they are doing an annual thing where we try to have people give us money and we act goofy in front of the cameras. >> excellent. jedediah, do you have a message for greg? >> have i a message for greg because -- i have a message for greg. i am so proud of him. he did a speech at the reagan library. i have been arguing for him to go to college campuses and people need to check it out. he did a good job and i am proud of him. >> we i willed dit that out. >> are you kidded out for the war on christmas? >> i wrote the book and then i stepped backhe
of the state of israel to move forward to its nasa is but he has to answer this question and i'm afraid that his answered is not appropriate or is not acceptable and not practical. >> rose: his answer is what? >> his answer is that, you know, let's sit down and negotiate without any pre-conditions. which is a wonderful slogan. i'm entirely for it. but at the same time if he continues building thousands of units in the territory which is will have to be located -- >> rose: and with a full understanding that it makes the ultimate solution much more difficult >> it will make it much more difficult. it will not only make a solution much more difficult, it will not allow the beginning of negotiations in good faith because what the palestinians say is how can we seriously trust that the other side means to reach an agreement if they do the opposite of what can make an agreement possible. that's what they say and the actions on ground somehow support it. and i know that netanyahu wants peace and he wants the best peace for israel and he wants a peace that would guarantee the security of the st
some good news. nasa has confirmed there are no asteroids or other objects hurdling towards the earth. i'm afraid the mayans are wrong again. the world will not end on december 21st. fates will punish us for being overconfident. contrary to popular belief, it also won't probably end on the 31st either. washington and much of the media would like to have us believe that financial armageddon is around the corner. whether we find ourselves at the fiesta -- i'm like nixon on "laugh in." it's all the same to our next guest. he argues we need a morning after strategy because it's what we do after january 1st that makes all the difference. in the guest spot today jay peloski, an investment strategist. let me dust the confetti off the first question to you here. something that's been lost in the discussion here about the fiscal slope -- i will not call it the f word so they don't bomb me again here. something lost in the discussion is basically this is a discussion about austerity. about the dangers of austerity at this time for our economy. the flipside of that is and you've written about th
of the ooeearth at night. nasa unveiled these images today. the lights indicate the most populated parts of the world. they're just really beautiful. just like at that one, wolf. it's really beautiful. >> i love these nighttime pictures of earth. >> nasa provides some pretty cool stuff. >> a lot more lights on the east coast. >> densely populated and darker. making this up. >> thank you. meanwhile, authorities in nebraska didn't have much trouble tracking down an alleged bank robber and thanks to the suspect, prosecutors shouldn't have a hard time making their case. jeanne moos shows us why. >> note to accused bank robbers. doesn't help your case to post yourself on youtube waving around cash and holing a sign saying i robbed a bank. while the band green day blares appropriate lyrics. ♪ and you might want to reconsider titling your video chick bank robber. 19-year-old hannah sabata was arrested one day after. corner stone bank in nebraska was robbed. according to sheriff dale radcliffe, who had to keep a grip on her as she jerk ed away -- the suspect seems to like writing notes. like t
television right now, running around the house, getting ready for work, come on over. take 30 seconds. nasa just released these stunning pictures of earth at night. check it out. we've zoomed in to the united states in this next piece of video. you see the u.s. lit up at night. isn't that incredible? the great thing about this is the pictures are cloud-free. head to nasa.gov and you can see a lot more of these pictures, share them with the kiddies. they will think this is super cool. >> that is neat. >>> another big win for zero dark 30 in the run-up for the oscars. the group also named kathryn bigelow best director and the film star, jessica chastain, best actress. the film about the hunt for osama bin laden also took the top prize from the new york film critic circle earlier this week. >>> and coming up, why your photo of today's breakfast may not reach as many people. oh, the humanity of it. i'm really upset about this. a social media cold war being waged between twitter and instagram. >>> folks, if you are leaving the house right now, you can watch us anytime. take us with you. we'll be
. scientists want to analyze how the human body reacts to long-term exposure in orbit. this is part of nasa's larger plan to one day send man to mars but the journey, get this, takes eight months one way. so they must understand how the body reacts to those conditions. researchers already know it can affect eyesight. >> we discovered that some crewmembers are having some pressure in their intracain ya'll pressure, pressure in the vain system in their brains and spinal cord especially. that was causing in some crewmembers a vision impact. >> reporter: training for this mission starts early next year with the official launch date in the spring of 2015. jenna. jenna: pretty remarkable. when you think about the story, you wonder why can't we do the fiscal cliff thing? >> reporter: right. jenna: if we can put somebody in space for a year. >> reporter: we need to ask our lawmakers, right. jenna: casey, incredible story. gregg: you can put the man on the moon but you can't --. all right. researchers may have found what could be the earliest known dinosaur to walk the earth. the mysterious fossil f
've heard that. >> i've got a remote that's like a nasa computer i don't know how to use, but this apple tv remote has two buttons and does everything. >> it's so inexpensive, i can afford to buy it for both of you. >> it's 100 bucks or something. >> exactly right. >> and it's amazing. you can connect to netflix. it's great. >> but before we leave this tell me what you think, what changes might be coming at cnn? in other words, what's the challenge for cnn? >> i don't know. i think cnn has a great brand and is a great place and has really dedicated journalists. and like cbs, there's not a lot of places that, you know, have journalists working out on the field, and cbs is one of them, and cnn is, you know, the place is expanding with euros and that's important us to and that's in our dna. >> i worked for jeff zucker for many years. he said in taking over cnn that he wants to have more passion. do you think you can meet that bill? >> i think he has. >> i certainly hope so. i certainly hope so. look, there's a lot of passionate people there, and i think we've always d
. it looks even better in hd. they didn't have that 40 years ago, did they. captain gene cernan former nasa astronaut with us now. n her, il by the way is hosting this. traveled all over the country to conduct these interviews. it's great to have you. gene, i just want you to tell our audience, if you can, what you want them to understand about what was done then, four decades ago. >> all right. you know, this -- today, as a matter of fact, bill, is the launch date 40 years ago, and in a week it will be 40 years since those final steps, and what i really want to have happen, we've got almost two full generation, a half of seven tour reef young men and young women in a country today who neither weren't born when neil walked on the moon or diapers or knee pants when i made the last steps. i want to remind them what happened in this country from alan shepard's first steps into space when actually i look them as the first steps on the moon when we didn't even know we were going, and what it took this country, the dead today indication, the commitment of hundreds of thousands of people in this c
apple. the remote, moat the most simpl remote like a nasa computer i don't know how to use, but the apple tv, easy to use. >> like $100. >> amazing. netflix and -- >> before we leave this, tell me how you think, what changes might be coming at cnn? in other words, what's the challenge for cnn? >> look, i don't know. cnn has a great brand, a great place and dedicated journalists, and like cbs, there's not a lot of places that have journalists worki ining in the field and cb one, cbs is one and cnn is a place expanding with bureaus. that's important to us and in our dna. >> i worked for jeff zucker many years. he says in taking over cnn he wants to have more passion. do you think you can meet that bill? >> i think -- i certainly hope so. >> look, a lot of passion in people there and i think, you know, we've always done well when things are happening and it's in the slower times that we've run into problems, and i hope we figure it all out. >> a big story in new york with the photographer who didn't help a man who ultimately was killed in a subway. you've been in predicaments,
employment rate since world war two. >> nasa's long-running border one spacecraft has now entered a new region at the edge of the solar system, and is close to exiting it forever. scientists have of this region the magnetic highway. it is a last thought for interstellar space or the space between starts. the findings were presented yesterday at a meeting in san francisco. voyager 1 and voyager 2 launched 35 years ago on a tour of the outer planets. afterward, both spacecraft continue to hurtle toward the fringes of the solar system. >> thank you mark a new list is out as the top 10 smart as cities in north america. one bay area city makes the list. the cities were chosen for being rich in technology and better living conditions and here they are take a look the list boston is first. san francisco is second. than seattle and vancouver and new york city. coming in sixth is washington d.c. toronto, chicago and los angeles, running the top tennis montreal. the list was posted on the kron 4 news facebook page here's what you are saying. chicago should not be on the list wet lease should be l
at night revealing a planet that is really never in the dark. nasa releasing these pictures that were taken not by me, but by a special satellite called sumy npp. we're about to show you the united states, you can see it coming into frame, and you can see how the lights illuminating from the ground look a lot like the stars and the constellations we see when we look up at night. and here's a bird's eye view of egypt's nile river lit up by boats. yes, those are lights from boats. the reason these images are possible is because of a new sensor that is onboard the camera which stands for the national polar orbiting partnership. it was launched last year. it gives scientists -- and us -- a brand new way to observe what our planet looks like once the sun goes down. what do you think of that, jon? jon: that's cool. and atlanta really stands out in the shot of the sort of, you know, eastern seaboard. i don't know, it's kind of interesting. i was surprised that atlanta is so big and bright. >> reporter: atlanta and, of course, the northeast. and you can see there that sort of corridor up in new yor
at citi.com/pricerewind. >>> new assurances this week from nasa that the world will not end on december 21st. people around the globe are stockpiling supplies just in case. joining me now an astronomy professor in california. thank you for being here. i'm so glad to talk with you about this. there's so much attention on this mayan calendar. supposedly signalling an end to the world on december 21st. what's the truth, andrew, behind this calendar? does it really predict the world's end? >> i like to call this fiction science instead of science fiction. this is completely baseless. there's not a shred of evidence in favor of it. but it sure is a lot of fun to be worrying about the end of the world. hollywood knows that, too. as far as the mayan calendar is considered, alex, this is a complete misunderstanding of how calendars work. look, we faced this kind of calendar cliff every year when on december 31 you run out of pages on your calendar. you don't think it's the end of the world. you just think it's time to go to the stationery store and buy a new calendar. we are according to some expe
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